Social Media Cheat Sheet

Screen shot 2010-03-04 at 11.21.55 PM As I speak to conference audiences across the country about social media, one of the questions I always get asked is… how do I know which social media sites to use?

Of course… there is no single, magic or easy answer to that question.  It all depends on your goals, your overall marketing strategy, your resources and your industry.  It's not a cookie cutter sort of thing.

However…there's nothing wrong with a little cheat sheet to help you determine which sites are best for:

  • Customer communication
  • Brand exposure
  • Driving traffic to your site
  • SEO

Which is why the cheat sheet created by is so handy.  It ranks the most popular/used social media sites (from the biggies like Facebook and Digg to the less talked about Reddit and as good, okay or bad for the four goals above.

You can download a much bigger, easier to read PDF version of it by clicking here

Hat tip to my buddy Gavin Heaton, who wrote about this a couple weeks ago.

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